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E-health in low- and middle-income countries: findings from the Center for Health Market Innovations

Health systems in low- and middle-income countries continue to face considerable challenges in providing high-quality, affordable and universally accessible care. In response, policy-makers, donors and programme implementers are searching for innovative approaches to eliminate the geographic and financial barriers to health. This has resulted in mounting interest in the potential of e-health (the use of ICT for health) and m-health (the use of mobile technology for health, a subset of e-health) in low- and middle-income countries.

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Lewis, Trevor; Synowiec, Christina; Lagomarsino, Gina; Schweitzer, Julian, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 90(5), 332-340, DOI: 10.2471/BLT.11.099820

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2 May 2012 | Categories: Report, Science | Tag(s): Developing Countries, Health Information Technology, literature, mHealth, SMS
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